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Document ID (ISN)55692
CIS number 91-635
ISSN - Serial title 0014-0139 - Ergonomics
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Errors in the operation of transport systems
Bibliographic information Oct.-Nov. 1990, Vol.33, Nos.10 and 11, p.1183-1429. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Proceedings of a CEC workshop on errors in the operation of transport systems, held in Cambridge, United Kingdom, 26-28 May 1989. Topics covered: the role of error in organising behaviour; designing for transportation safety; errors and driver support systems; variable errors set a limit to adaptation; driving task simulation; error analysis and traffic behaviour; the basic driver error of late detection; age, IQ, awareness and recall of errors; drivers' margins of safety; the economy of risk; judgement and accident frequency; types and tokens in road accident causation; human error models as predictors of accident scenarios; task, activity and error analysis; error analysis and in-depth accident studies.
Descriptors (primary) hazard evaluation; human failure; road transport
Descriptors (secondary) analysis of accident causes; United Kingdom; conference; theoretical analysis; economic aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Risk evaluation